Hard-case



[hahrd-keys] /ˈhɑrdˌkeɪs/

adjective
1.
rough and hard-bitten:
hard-case juvenile delinquents.
noun
1.
a rough, hard-bitten person.

noun phrase

A rough and dangerous person; tough guy: Most of the hardcases knew their rights better than the cops (1836+)

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